Individuals and community
Empowered, Connected and Achieving
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HAS BEEN A YEAR OF
WE SAW AN
IN STAFF NUMBERS
More staff to support our regions.
More support workers for our Lifestyle Support and Ageing Well Services.
More Teachers and support staff for our growing education team.
CREATING A MODERN WORK ENVIRONMENT AND ENHANCING EFFICIENCY
More room for collaboration and teamwork.
Deaf-friendly design to ensure equality for all staff.
More natural lighting.
A professional space for our Deaf and hard of hearing customers.
CELEBRATING OUR SERVICES, THE COMMUNITY, AND DEAF ACHIEVEMENT
BIGGER, AND BETTER EVENTS
"2017, from the Board's perspective has been a wonderful year. The staff here at Deaf Services has... improved the services that we've delivered to the Deaf and hard of hearing community here in Queensland."
David Gibson - Chair of the Board
Chief Executive Officer
"I'm confident to let you the members know that we're on track and aligned with our strategic plan. And there's been two key areas of focus over the last 12 months, growth and sustainability. We're wanting to make sure that we can sustain into the future, and that Deaf Services Queensland's in a good position."
Brett Casey - CEO
NDIS Implementation Team
Bringing flexibility to the rollout of the NDIS.
NDIS Project Manager
Hear for Kids
Focusing on growth in the lead up to the NDIS
Hear for Kids Manager
individualised therapy programs.
Growth in the number of
Children per month receiving support from Teachers of the Deaf, Speech language pathology occupational therapy and physiotherapy.
Our Community Engagement and Development Team
HAS BEEN RENAMED
Understanding | Needs | Important | To | You
A restructure to better understand needs important to you
Has continued to support Deaf and hard of hearing Queenslanders who also have disabilities to
and to experience
live the life of their choosing
their full potential.
“...[participant] is healthy, happy and very proud of his achievements. In all the time [P] has been with Deaf Services Queensland he has never looked happier and healthier. ..”
“... [staff] is really helping [participant]. Even in the way [S] interacts with [P] is able to stay focused and engages more with you in conversation"
Lifestyle Support Service Report
Helping participants experience their full potential
Lifestyle Support Service Manager